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Red Velvet Khuzhi Appam

Anuradha Balasubramanian
0 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Red Velvet Khuzhi Appam RECIPE

Khuzhi appam also called as Khuzhi paniyaram is a traditional dish from ChetinaduCuisine. I have added beetroot purée to make it more healthier , colourful and tasty.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Raw rice - 1 cup
  2. Idli rice ( boiled rice) - 1 cup
  3. Whole urad dal- 1/2 cup
  4. fenugreek seeds - 2 tsps
  5. Salt to tadte
  6. one medium sized beetroot
  7. Oil 3 tblsp


  1. Wash and soak both the rice, urad dal and fenugreek seeds together for 2-3 hours. Grind to a smooth batter. Add salt to taste, mix well and let it ferment overnight or 12/15 hrs.
  2. Wash and pressure cook the beetroot. Cool, peel, chop and grind it to a smooth purée.
  3. To make the red velvet Kuzhi appam Mix the beetroot puree( 3/4th cup) with Kuzhi appam batter( 2 1/2 cups) well.
  4. Heat the Kuzhi appam pan. Add little oil in all the moulds. Pour a tablespoon of batter in each mould and let it cook for few mins till the under side becomes crisp
  5. Gently flip to the other side and cook till that side also becomes crisp.
  6. Remove the Kuzhi appam, drain excess oil and serve hot with spicy chutney:)

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Ritu Sharma
Ritu Sharma   Sep-02-2015

Love the fusion! great innovation Anuradha :)

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